The Haven Night Shelter: Shelter Manager

The Haven Night Shelter Welfare Organisation
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Monday, 26 February, 2018
Opportunity type: 

The Haven Night Shelter Organisation is a non-governmental organisation that works to help get the homeless to a home. The Haven Night Shelter Organisation’s method is to make temporary shelter, rehabilitation opportunities, social welfare services, family reunification services, physical care and support available to adult people living on the streets who are committed to reintegration.

The Haven Night Shelter seeks to appoint a Manager to be based in Cape Town.

Salary Package: R 14 000 per month

Duration: Permanent


  • Manage the day to day activities of The Haven Night Shelter – Napier
  • Responsibility for operations rests with you as the Manager
  • All other staff members are accountable to you in the first instance
  • Account to the Shelter Committee at its monthly committee meetings for all activities at the Shelter to enable it to fulfil its Governance role
  • Account for goods in kind donations
  • Realise the budget including fundraising, shelter fee collection and cost control
  • Ensure that each resident of the shelter receives the necessary attention from the social worker with whom you shall agree on an ‘exit plan’ and appropriate intervention
  • Ensure that the agreed ‘exit plan’ takes into account the requirement to empower our clients
  • Develop in conjunction with staff and the shelter committee systems that will ensure the best possible level of care for residents of the shelter
  • You are required to use your skills and Haven resources, as agreed with the shelter committee, to enhance the food security and welfare service delivery to the surrounding communities


  • An honest, healthy, sober person
  • Good people skills and supervisory experience
  • Communication skills
  • Driver’s license
  • Computer literate and ability to compile reports
  • Experience in NGO’s or a similar working environment will be an advantage

 To apply, submit a two pages CV and motivational letter to the HR Manager

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal 

The Haven Night Shelter Welfare Organisation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you don't receive a response from us within two weeks of closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

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